Immigration & Federal Law
HAYMAN-WOODWARD, in more than two decades of operation, offers professional
and personalized advice to clients and partners, in areas such as expatriation,
international trade, tax and fiscal consulting and government liaison and business
HAYMAN-WOODWARD assists different target groups such as
big and small companies, families, and individuals with every step of the expatriation
and relocation process.
Our legal tem and locar partner law firm in each jurisdiction
assists clients with visas' managements, our logistics team helps with the
transportation, safe passage and delivery of household goods, while our Family
Office group will take care of all the other needs, including taxation, schools,
legal and any other ancillary needs.
Leonardo Freitas, founding partner of the international consulting firm HAYMAN-WOODWARD,
is a former federal agent of the US Department of Homeland Security, a specialist in the
expatriation of individuals and legal entities and business development in the United States,
Europe and Asia.
Miguel Risch is an accomplished international lawyer based in the United States, who graduated with a bachelor of Laws with honors from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil where he clerked for judge Márcio Keppler Fraga in the criminal and civil state court, in his native city of Porto Alegre. He has also graduated with a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the University of Miami in the United States. Prior to joining HAYMAN-WOODWARD he worked at prestigious law firms such as Rahbaran & Associates; and he has also served as an in-house counsel for Motorola and Fox Latin America.
Therein, he has successfully negotiated a variety of international contracts, as well as handled complex expatriation tax and immigration matters.
Mr Risch is admitted for practice in the United States as well as in Brazil.